Tag Archives: Tests

Coronavirus Tests The Value Of Artificial Intelligence In Medicine

Dr. Albert Hsiao and his colleagues at the University of California-San Diego health system had been working for 18 months on an artificial intelligence program designed to help doctors identify pneumonia on a chest X-ray. When the coronavirus hit the United States, they decided to see what it could do. The researchers quickly deployed the application, which dots X-ray… Read More »

Coronavirus antibody tests become surprising new trend at wellness spas, Botox clinics, report says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Across the U.S., a range of businesses are throwing in antibody tests with their normal services amid a surge in demand during the coronavirus pandemic, though health experts caution that many have not been approved by the Food and… Read More »

White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham tests negative for coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham listens to U.S. President Donald Trump talk to reporters as he departs for travel to Georgia from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham, under quarantine since contact with a Brazilian… Read More »

McLaren Health Care reduces lab tests per patient per day by 5.6%, saving $383,000

Each year, health systems perform nearly 6 billion lab tests in the United States at an annual cost of almost $ 70 billion; approximately 30-50% of these tests are not medically necessary, according to the International Journal of Clinical Chemistry. THE PROBLEM Likewise, nearly 21 million blood products are transfused annually at a cost of… Read More »